John Bee, Sr

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John Bee, Sr

  • Birth 15 Mar 1913
  • Death 4 Apr 2008
  • Burial McKinley County, New Mexico, USA
  • Memorial ID 25998002

CHICHILTAH – Funeral services for John Bee Sr., 95, will be 10 a.m., Wednesday, April 9, at the Rollie Mortuary. Pastor Alvin Cayatineto will officiate. Burial will be in family land.


Bee died April 4, 2008, in Zuni. He was born March 15, 1913, into the Water Edge People Clan for the Sleeping Rock People Clan.


Bee worked for the Santa Fe Railroad, Union Pacific Railroad, and the Republican National Committee. He built ammo shelters in Fort Wingate and Utah.


Survivors include his wife, Zonnie Bee of Chichiltah; sons, Tony Jarmillo, Johnny Bee, Andy Bee, Linda Chee; daughters, Mava Nez, Rose Bee, Elsie Bee, Nellie Bee, Bah Antonio; parents, Haghee Bah and Chatto; brothers, Jimmy Chatto, Eugene Chatto; sister, Louise Skeet; many grandchildren, great–grandchildren, and great–great–grandchildren.


Bee was preceded in death by his sister, Lena Navajo; two children; stepson, Glenn Smith.


Pallbearers will be Malcolm Franciso, Wacey Bee, Naphtali Brown, Jaycee Bee, Darius Antonio, and Gabriel Nells.


The family will receive relatives and friends at Chichiltah Chapter House, following services.


Rollie Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.




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  • Created by: Spyrose
  • Added: 14 Apr 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 25998002
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Bee, Sr (15 Mar 1913–4 Apr 2008), Find A Grave Memorial no. 25998002, citing Family Cemetery, McKinley County, New Mexico, USA ; Maintained by Spyrose (contributor 46805313) .